Ueli Steck Quotes

You’re progressing on something and that’s what it’s all about. You wanna keep moving, having a progress in your life.

I like to be alone. I am focused on what I am doing. I feel the nature and I feel my body. It’s so simple.

It’s the feeling of total control. When you are properly trained, your body works hard — but when you move, you do not suffer. That’s the feeling I am looking for.

You just see your hands, your ice axe, and your crampons…and they have to just move.

When you get to the summit and you push the watch, first you try to breath a little bit and get some oxygen in your lungs. When I saw this time I was like, ‘Ah, that’s not possible.’ Yeah…that was a good moment.

My most-used word was no! I said no to pockets, no to zippers, no to extra loops. In the end, all the products were so slim and light.